The event was organised by the HCM City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the municipal chapter of the Viet Nam Buddhist Sangha, attracting representatives of the consulate generals of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, and the countries’ expatriates in HCM City. According to Le Hoang Minh, deputy director of the international relations unit of the city’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, the event enabled the students to exchange and study the history of the Viet Nam-Laos-Cambodia relations, making significant contributions to nurturing the traditional solidarity and fruitful friendship among the youth of the three nations. At the event, typical New Year customs of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand were re-enacted such as bathing the Buddha statue, tying a thread on the wrist, and splashing water. The ceremony also featured songs and dances performed by the countries’ students in HCM City, along with other … [Read more...] about Traditional New Year festival of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand marked
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PANO - Ho Chi Minh City on April 13th held a festival to celebrate the traditional New Year festival of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. The event featured customs and cultural rituals of the Cambodian people’s Chol Chnam Thmay, Lao people’s Bun Pi May, Burmese people’s Thing Yan and Thai people’s Trut Sonkran festivals. Special cultural practices such as bathing the Buddha statue, sending best wishes, tying white threads around each other’s wrists for good luck and good health, and splashing water created a friendly and warm atmosphere among participants. In addition, delegates, local people and foreign visitors could also enjoy traditional dances and folk songs performed by Cambodian, Lao, and Thai students, ecountries enjoyed traditional dishes of these and learnt how to dance Lam Vong – the folk dance of the Lao people. Jointly held by the municipal Youth Culture House, Union of Friendship Association, the Vietnam-Cambodia, … [Read more...] about Traditional New Year festival of Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand celebrated in Vietnam
In the morning of 18 April 2014 Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao received Ms. Phallamony, Deputy Head of Xiem Riep Province (The Kingdom of Cambodia). At the reception, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao expressed his gladness to receive Ms. Phallamony who came to Thua Thien Hue province for joining in Hue Festival 2014. He said that this was Thua Thien Hue province's honor and a great encouragement to Cambodian art troupes at Hue Festival 2014. Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee informed that Thua Thien Hue province and Xiem Riep province are ancient capital cities which have many similarities in culture; especially they own cultural heritages recognized by UNESCO as world cultural heritages. Therefore, Thua Thien Hue province expected to enhance and extend the cooperation with Xiem Riep province to develop tourism, preserve and promote world cultural heritages. Chairman Nguyen Van cao appreciated Ms. Phallamony' … [Read more...] about Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Cao gave a reception to Deputy Head of Xiem Riep Province, the Kingdom of Cambodia.
(Cinet)- Decision No.3818/QĐ-BVHTTDL on November 03, 2015 of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism relates to welcome the high-level visits of Cambodia Ministry of Culture and Arts into Vietnam at Cambodia Cultural Week 2015. According to Plan of the arts-culture cooperation between Vietnam's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism together with Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Arts, Cambodia's Cultural Week in Vietnam 2015 will take place on November 08-14, 2015 in Ho Chi Minh city and Soc Trang province. The Cultural Week comprises many main activities including the delegates of Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Arts visiting and working in Vietnam; Art Program of Cambodia's artists in HCM city and Soc Trang province; art exhibition of Cambodia in HCM city. Minister of Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism entrusts International Cooperation Department and Mission Department in the Southern Vietnam to pick up high-level delegates of Cambodia's Ministry of Culture and Arts … [Read more...] about welcoming high level visits of Cambodia Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts into Vietnam at Cambodia Cultural Week 2015
In the afternoon of 18 December 2010, at the Office of the Provincial People's Committee, Mr. Le Truong Luu, Standing Member of the Provincial Party Committee, Deputy Chairman of Thua Thien Hue Province People's Committee chaired the reception and worked with the Mission of the Minister of Rituals- Religion of Cambodia led by Mr. Min Khin, Minister of Rituals- Religion of Cambodia. At the reception, Mr. Le Truong Luu appreciated the cooperation between Thua Thien Hue province and Cambodian provinces, especially the friendly relationship between Thua Thien Hue province and Siem Riep province of Cambodia. The two parties have carried out the cooperation and combination on tourism; the cultural and artistic exchange in Hue Festival and big festivals of the two provinces, etc. Deputy Chairman Le Truong Luu requested that the two parties should enhance more this good traditional relationship and cooperation, especially such activities as sharing information, experiences concerning … [Read more...] about Deputy Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee gave a reception and worked with the Minister of Rituals- Religion of Cambodia.